Indian rooster kills owner with cockfight blade

traditional cock fight

In this file photo taken on January 20, 2017, a traditional cock fight takes place at the Jonbeel Mela festival in the Morigaon district of Assam, some 60 km from Guwahati.

Photo credit: Biju Boro | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Cockfights are banned but still common in rural areas of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Odisha states -- particularly around the Hindu festival of Sankranti.

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